Photo by Bailey Zygutis
by Bailey Zygutis, Nutritionist, Vitruvian Fitness
With this summer recipe, you can save time by using pre-cooked chicken strips from the grocery store or deli case, which come in several seasonings you might want to try.
- 10 oz Smoked chicken breast
- 6 oz Fusilli pasta (uncooked)
- 2 tbs Avocado oil
- 2 cups Arugula
- 2 tbs Lemon juice
- 2 tbs White vinegar
- 1 tbs Sunflower seeds
- 2 tsp Black pepper
Pink salt (to taste)
1 Salt water for pasta, bring to boil, cook pasta 8-10 minutes. Cool to preferred softness, drain and set aside to chill.
2 While pasta cools, slice chicken into ¼-inch thick strips. (Pre-cooked meat was used here).
3 In mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, vinegar, avocado oil, salt and pepper; whisk thoroughly.
4 Drizzle dressing over pasta, add arugula, stir in chicken, top with sunflower seeds and enjoy.
Serves 2 | Prep Time 30 mins